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Why should I avoid fatigue if I have bipolar disorder?

Ruth White, MPH
Social Work
People with bipolar disorder need to decrease the likelihood of fatigue because it can trigger episodes. Furthermore, if possible, minimize fluctuations in your sleep routine, because shifts in your schedule may trigger bipolar episodes. Good sleep habits are of supreme importance when you have to sleep while others are awake.
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